Successful start for new reach stacker from Terex Port Solutions
Montceau-les-Mines, France, 14. April 2015
First Terex® Liftace™ 5-31 reach stacker goes to Cuypers Vorkliften NV in Antwerp
Right after the market launch of its Terex® Liftace™ 5-31 reach stacker, Terex Port Solutions (TPS) is experiencing strong demand for the premier model of its new lift-truck generation. The first of the cost-effective, serviceable and ergonomic machines will go to Cuypers Vorkliften NV (Cuypers) in Antwerp, Belgium. Cuypers hires out lift trucks to terminal operators in the Port of Antwerp. TPS customers in France, Canada and the USA will soon be adding the new Terex Liftace reach stacker to their fleets.
The new Terex® LiftaceTM 5-31 reach stacker from Terex Port Solutions. The first of these machines goes to Cuypers Vorkliften NV in Antwerp, Belgium. Additionally, orders have been received from North America and Europe.
Cuypers: steady increase in fleet capacity
The Liftace 5-31 reach stacker combines the expertise and strengths of the two Terex legacy brands, PPM and Fantuzzi, with many new features. The compact and highly maneuverable machine provides a maximum load capacity of 45 t in the first container row (second row: 31 t, third row: 15 t), travel speeds up to 25 km/h and a maximum lifting speed of 0.45 m/s. With its most recent investments in technology from TPS, Cuypers is continuing to expand the capacity of its fleet and its relationship with TPS. The Cuypers fleet already comprises more than 100 Terex lift trucks. Marc Cuypers, Managing Director, explains: “We and our customers have come to appreciate Terex reach stackers as reliable high performance cargo handling machines. We were also impressed by the new technological concept of the Liftace 5-31 reach stacker from TPS. With this product innovation in our fleet, our customers can work even faster and more cost-effectively.”
TPS: customers appreciate consistent focus on demand
Klaus Peter Hoffmann, Vice President & Managing Director Terex Port Solutions, is delighted that TPS is meeting the technical and economic requirements of its customers with the new reach stacker: “During the development of the Liftace reach stacker, our international team focused on the demand situation in container terminals throughout the world. We are pleased that customers appreciate our integrated development approach of driving innovations and developing new machines on the basis of proven ones.”
About Terex Port Solutions
Terex Port Solutions is part of the Material Handling & Port Solutions business segment of Terex Corporation that supplies customers in ports with a unique combination of machines, software and services under the Terex and Terex Gottwald brands. Whether it is ship-to-shore cranes, reach stackers or fully automated, integrated handling systems for containers and bulk, Terex Port Solutions provides reliable solutions for rapid, safe, efficient handling of all forms of cargo with low downtimes and excellent return on investment.
Terex Corporation is a lifting and material handling solutions company reporting in five business segments: Aerial Work Platforms, Construction, Cranes, Material Handling & Port Solutions and Materials Processing. Terex manufactures a broad range of equipment serving customers in various industries, including the construction, infrastructure, manufacturing, shipping, transportation, refining, energy, utility, quarrying and mining industries. Terex offers financial products and services to assist in the acquisition of Terex equipment through Terex Financial Services. Terex uses its website (www.terex.com) and Facebook page (www.facebook.com/TerexCorporation) to make information available to its investors and the market.